Full-time freelance writer based in Glasgow, Scotland… author of 17 books, three of which are in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Permanent Collection… former news editor at TeamRock.com… former band manager, drummer and keyboardist… TV and radio presenter… real ale fan.
Huey Lewis and the News Sign Deal for First Album in 10 Years
10th LP due for release in the spring, although doubts remain over frontman’s ability to tour.
Ozzy Osbourne Marks Bat-Biting Anniversary with Plush Toy
Souvenir with detachable head celebrates moment he created a rock legend on stage.
Roger Daltrey Recalls Tearful Calls From Keith Moon
The Who singer says larger-than-life drummer could be “incredibly tragic,” especially toward the end of his life.
Kiss to Play First Club Show in 20 Years
Debut appearance at L.A.’s Whisky A Go Go ties in with farewell tour and SiriusXM channel launch.
Did One Song Force the Collapse of Van Halen’s Original Lineup?
How arguments over “Dancing in the Street” sent David Lee Roth and Eddie Van Halen off in opposite directions.
Listen to Ace Frehley Guest With Megadeth and Anthrax Bassists
Former Kiss guitarist contributes solo to Altitudes & Attitude song “Late,” created by David Ellefson and Frank Bello.
Joe Elliott’s Imaginary Def Leppard Review Came True
Singer discusses his ambitious early days -- including being hired without singing a note.
Anthony Kiedis Says Climate Crisis Is Out of Control
Red Hot Chili Peppers singer says “federal government is failing us” over disasters that ruin environment, kill hundreds and cost billions.
Brian May Plays Himself in ‘Leaked’ ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Clip
Queen guitarist recalls moment where he steps in for actor Gwilym Lee after it was released by fired director Bryan Singer.
Metallica’s Enter Night Beer Hits Stores
Pilsner, previously available only at shows, to be rolled out across the world.
James Young Says ‘Mr. Roboto’ Lost Styx Album and Ticket Sales
Still, guitarist reflects on positives of creative partnership with former singer Dennis DeYoung.
Nick Mason Recalls Pink Floyd’s Struggle With Syd Barrett’s Breakdown
Drummer says they were too “young and immature” to react effectively as co-founder became increasingly erratic.